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Oregon’s Heceta Head Lighthouse

West By March 4, 2019 Tags: , , , 12 Comments

Finally, after sharing information about workamping in general and my particular workamping experience, it’s time to share the details of the Heceta Head Lighthouse itself. Because we couldn’t take tours into the lighthouse (closed for maintenance), we interacted with visitors outside the lighthouse. This made the tour much less formal so we gauged a person’s […]


The American Civil War’s Battle of Franklin

South By June 25, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , 4 Comments

Last week I shared the history of the Battle of Spring Hill and the Battle of Franklin, as well as my visit to the battlefield at Spring Hill and the Rippavilla Mansion. If you haven’t read that, click here to do so. It’ll put today’s post in context because today is about my visit to […]


The American Civil War’s Franklin-Nashville Campaign

South By June 18, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , 5 Comments

During my time in Middle Tennessee, I visited three different historical sites that were historical because of their role in one of the fiercest battles of the American Civil War. The Battle of Spring Hill and the Battle of Franklin were part of a series of battles between September 18 and December 27, 1864 called […]